Payroll Project Manager


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About Remote

Remote is solving global remote organizations' biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance. Check out to learn more or if you're interested in adding to the mission, scroll down to apply now.

Please take a look at to learn more about our culture and what it is like to work here. Not only do we encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age and abilities to apply, but we prioritize a sense of belonging. You can check out independent reviews by other candidates on Glassdoor or look up the results of our candidate surveys to see how others feel about working and interviewing here.

All of our positions are fully remote. You do not have to relocate to join us!

What this job can offer you

This is an exciting time to join Remote and make a personal difference in the global employment space as a Payroll Project Manager, joining our Payroll team, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams and external parties to deliver outstanding payroll services to our employees and customers.

What you bring

  • Solid understanding of Agile Project Management principles and methodology and experience with project management software ( is a plus).
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills. You are good at coordinating teammates and third parties/vendors/freelancers for the flawless execution of projects.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both in writing and speaking. You can effectively communicate project expectations, motivate the team, and command the attention of a group. You feel comfortable communicating with the exec level about performance, expected closing dates, progress, risks, and opportunities.
  • Extensive experience leading HR software implementation projects, preferably including payroll and T&A modules.
  • Writes and speaks fluent English
  • It's not required to have experience working remotely, but considered a plus

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver the successful implementation of our API-first payroll engines in our biggest markets.
  • Develop, define and maintain project plans and schedules, to ensure they comprehensively cover all aspects of the implementation in the given country.
  • Oversee project execution to ensure delivery in desired timeframe.
  • Maintain project status communication with all the stakeholders and ensure expectations are set and mutually understood.
  • Work with Exec team and Senior Leaders to facilitate the involvement of the correct resource to enable the project plan to be achieved.
  • Use creative and effective approaches to drive the project forward.
  • Document and communicate project outcome to ensure quality standards are met.


  • You'll report to: Manager, Payroll Business Operations
  • Team: Payroll
  • Location: You need to be in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa to apply (because the role is impacted by regulatory requirements)
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Remote Compensation Philosophy

Remote's Total Rewards philosophy is to ensure fair, unbiased compensation and fair equity pay along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate. We do not agree to or encourage cheap-labor practices and therefore we ensure to pay above in-location rates. We hope to inspire other companies to support global talent-hiring and bring local wealth to developing countries.

At first glance our salary bands seem quite wide - here is some context. At Remote we have international operations and a globally distributed workforce. We use geo ranges to consider geographic pay differentials as part of our global compensation strategy to remain competitive in various markets while we hiring globally.

[This is a non-exempt position]. The base salary range for this full-time position is USD 38,250 to USD 86,050. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location, and our job titles may span more than one career level. The actual base pay for the successful candidate in this role is dependent upon many factors such as location, transferable or job-related skills, work experience, relevant training, business needs, and market demands. The base salary range may be subject to change.

Application process

  1. Interview with recruiter
  2. Interview with future manager
  3. Interview with the Director of Payroll Business Operations
  4. Prior employment verification check


Our full benefits & perks are explained in our handbook at As a global company, each country works differently, but some benefits/perks are for all Remoters:
  • work from anywhere
  • unlimited personal time off (minimum 4 weeks)
  • quarterly company-wide day off for self care
  • flexible working hours (we are async)
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • mental health support services
  • stock options
  • learning budget
  • home office budget & IT equipment
  • budget for local in-person social events or co-working spaces

How you'll plan your day (and life)

We work async at Remote which means you can plan your schedule around your life (and not around meetings). Read more at

You will be empowered to take ownership and be proactive. When in doubt you will default to action instead of waiting. Your life-work balance is important and you will be encouraged to put yourself and your family first, and fit work around your needs.

If that sounds like something you want, apply now!

How to apply

  1. Please fill out the form below and upload your CV with a PDF format.
  2. We kindly ask you to submit your application and CV in English, as this is the standardised language we use here at Remote.
  3. If you don't have an up to date CV but you are still interested in talking to us, please feel free to add a copy of your LinkedIn profile instead.

We will ask you to voluntarily tell us your pronouns at interview stage, and you will have the option to answer our anonymous demographic questionnaire when you apply below. As an equal employment opportunity employer it's important to us that our workforce reflects people of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences and this data will help us to stay accountable. We thank you for providing this data, if you chose to.

Company name: Remote
Remote job title: Payroll Project Manager

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